City, University of London

London
United Kingdom

Language of instruction

English

City, University of London is a leading international institution with a long tradition of academic excellence dating back to its foundation in 1894. Famous alumni include Mahatma Ghandi, Margaret Thatcher, and Tony Blair.

Located in the heart of London, City is just a few stops from the British Library and the West End, and minutes away from the Square Mile - London's world-famous financial district.

Semester dates

UQ Semester Host Semester Dates
Semester 1 Long Spring Semester (Spring & Summer) January–June
Semester 2 Autumn Term September–December

View City, University of London's academic calendar.

Guides and additional information

City, University of London has online resources to help you get the most out of your exchange:

Exchange deadlines

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 1:
Open: 17 May (for Semester 1 of the following year)
Close: 22 June (for Semester 1 of the following year)

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 2:
Open: 18 October (for Semester 2 of the following year)
Close: 23 November (for Semester 2 of the following year)

Student testimonials

Full-time study load

60 UK credits at City, University of London is equivalent to 8 UQ units.

Minimum academic requirements

GPA
You will need a minimum cumulative GPA of 5.0 to study at City, University of London.

Study Options
You must choose one admission department from the available list. Further details are outlined in the Additional Academic Information section below. 

Semester Restrictions
Full-year exchange is only available for the School of Arts and Social Sciences. 

Note: Host university eligibility criteria are at the discretion of the host and may change without notice.  

Find courses

Students wishing to study within the Bayes Business School or School of Arts and Social Sciences, view the City course catalogue to find course information. 

Students wishing to study within the City Law School can only choose Year 3 courses listed on the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) program page, under the "structure" tab. 
Minimal course information is available so students are encouraged to request elective credit.

Search the Credit Precedent Database to find courses offered by your host university that have been previously approved for credit at UQ. The database should be used as a general guide only. 
You must still check the host university course catalogue to see if courses from the Credit Precedent Database are still on offer and in the correct semester of your exchange.

Study areas taught in English

Undergraduate
Criminology
Economics
Finance
History and ancient history
Human resources
Innovation and entrepreneurship
International business
Law
Marketing
Music
Peace and conflict studies
Political science
Psychology
Public policy
Sociology

Exchange deadlines

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 1:
Open: 17 May (for Semester 1 of the following year)
Close: 22 June (for Semester 1 of the following year)

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 2:
Open: 18 October (for Semester 2 of the following year)
Close: 23 November (for Semester 2 of the following year)

Accommodation

City has a range of accommodation for students including halls of residence and private housing. 

Cost of living

Study London provides an estimated cost of living per month during an exchange to City, University of London. 

The Which? Student Budget Calculator is also a useful tool to help you create a budget and manage your finances while studying in the UK.

Financial support

A range of funding for student exchange including scholarships, grants and loans are available to UQ students.  

Insurance

Students approved to participate in the Student Exchange Program are automatically covered by UQ’s Travel Insurance for the country of their host university only.

For more information, read the Student Travel Insurance Policy Summary on UQ’s Travel Insurance web page (login required).

If you plan to travel outside of your host country, you should purchase additional insurance.

Students studying full-time in the UK for at least 6 months will be entitled to NHS hospital treatment. If you do not fall into this category, make sure you have health insurance before you leave home. 

Exchange deadlines

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 1:
Open: 17 May (for Semester 1 of the following year)
Close: 22 June (for Semester 1 of the following year)

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 2:
Open: 18 October (for Semester 2 of the following year)
Close: 23 November (for Semester 2 of the following year)

Organise your visa

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

City provides visa and immigration information for international students.

Contact the British High Commission for more visa information.

Travel risk levels

The University of Queensland cannot and does not allow UQ Abroad students to travel to any country with a risk level of 3 (Reconsider your need to travel) or above, as assessed by the Australian Government.

If a country's risk level changes to 3 or above, UQ Abroad programs to that country are suspended until the risk level improves.

Find out the risk level and travel advice for your host country on the Smartraveller website.

Register your travel plans

We recommend that you register your travel plans on the Smartraveller website so that the Australian Government can contact you or your family in an emergency.

Non-Australian citizens should register with their closest consulate.

Exchange deadlines

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 1:
Open: 17 May (for Semester 1 of the following year)
Close: 22 June (for Semester 1 of the following year)

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 2:
Open: 18 October (for Semester 2 of the following year)
Close: 23 November (for Semester 2 of the following year)